Aberdeen, Old Aberdeen, High Street, Old Aberdeen Town House, Library

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Aberdeen, Old Aberdeen, High Street, Old Aberdeen Town House, Library

Site Name Aberdeen, Old Aberdeen, High Street, Old Aberdeen Town House, Library

Classification Library (19-20th Century), Town House (18th Century)

Alternative Name(s) St Machar Drive; Town House; King's College

Canmore ID 20091

Site Number NJ90NW 184

NGR NJ 93915 08479

Datum Osgb36 - Ngr

Council Aberdeen, City Of

Parish Aberdeen

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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 784847

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes

NJ90NW 184 93915 08479

For Aberdeen, Castle Street, Municipal Buildings and Tolbooth (NJ 9440 0635), see NJ90NW 33.

Town House [NAT]

OS 1:1250 map, 1971.

A Georgian building by George Jaffray, 1788, in granite ashlar; it incorporates parts of an earlier 18th century building.

W A Brogden 1988.

(Location cited as NJ 939 085). Old Town House. Georgian, built by George Jaffray, 1788; part of the Old Aberdeen A-listed group and with the interior substantially original. Built in ashlar granite and incorporates parts of an earlier building from which a coat of arms (1721) is in re-use. A three-storey, three-window ashlar, centre bay projects with pediment, square clock stage and cupola above. Completed by an octagonal bell house with high segmental dome and finial. In use as a library.

(Newspaper and periodical references cited).

NMRS, MS/712/83.

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